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Richard Ortego, Sr.

September 16, 1929 ~ May 31, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Funeral Mass for Richard Janerious Ortego, Sr. of Plaucheville will begin at 12:30pm on Monday, June 6, 2022 at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Plaucheville, LA. Visitation will be held on Monday, June 6, 2022 at Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church in Plaucheville at 11:00am with rosary prayer following at 12:00pm. Interment & military honors will be at Mater Dolorosa Cemetery. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Escude Funeral Home.

Richard Janerious Ortego, Sr., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at the age of 92. He was a loving, devoted husband and father. He was a military veteran and retired employee of Riverside (formerly Automotive) Life Insurance, as well as a longtime volunteer and Men's Club member of Our Lady of Divine Providence Church.

He leaves behind his wife of 71 years Nola Lacour Ortego; his children, Marilyn Dufrene (Gary), Cathy Vienne (David), Donna Keller (Julian), Richele Jenkins (Mike), Richard Ortego, Jr., (Cherie), and Rhonda Anchissi (Jorge). Loving grandfather to Frankie, Pepper (Justin), Ashley, Taylor (Alexis), Lindsey (Brison), Scott, Haley, Michael, Katie, and Kelley. Great-grandfather to Madison, Kellan, and Robin.

Preceded in death by his parents, Walter & Angela Ortego; siblings, Helen St. Romain, Naydee Ducote, Ledell Rabalais, and Leeward Ortego; and daughter, Janelle Ortego.

We would like to send a special prayer and thank you to Ms. Anna with Nola Home Care and the staff of Inspired Living Kenner for caring for our parents.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 6, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church
3458 Hwy 107 South
Plaucheville, LA 71362

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
June 6, 2022

12:00 PM
Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church
3458 Hwy 107 South
Plaucheville, LA 71362

Funeral Mass
Monday
June 6, 2022

12:30 PM
Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church
3458 Hwy 107 South
Plaucheville, LA 71362

Donations

Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago IL 60601
Web: https://act.alz.org/site/Donation2?df_id=32112&32112.donation=form1&utm_source=google&utm_medium=pai

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